Chicago Real Estate
things to consider before buying or selling
It’s a tempting scenario: after succeeding in gathering a substantial trove of cash, you find your Chicago dream house—and sit down to write out a check for the entire agreed-upon sum, buying it outright! The future looks like ultra-smooth sailing, financially speaking. No mortgage payment. No interest. No monthly insurance set-aside or property tax pre-payment shunted into some account the mortgage company insists upon. And you really own the place yourself, with no strings attached!
Although there are definite pluses to buying your Chicago dream house with cash, there are at least three opposing reasons why it would be prudent to at least think twice before writing that monster check:
Whether you are looking to buy or sell, one aspect of what I bring clients is my professional experience in helping structure and evaluate successful offers. Call me!
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